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Julia Child

(Julia McWilliams)
chef and PBS personality
Born: 8/15/1912
Birthplace: Pasadena, California

As host of the Emmy Award-winning educational cooking show, The French Chef, Child became a celebrity known as much for her wit as her skills in the kitchen. She studied at the Cordon Bleu in Paris and co-wrote the now classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961–70).

Died: Aug. 13, 2004

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